The pleasure of her company: Tootsie, 2006 - 2015

Rudyard Kipling wrote of "the Cat who walks alone."

Nothing could be more untrue of our Tootsie, who along with her mother and four siblings, first came to live with Pat and Henry as a foster kitten.

Tootsie was a devoted lap-cap, who demanded at least an hour of cuddling every evening on Pat's lap.

But unlike many cats who love people, Tootsie had strong relationships with every other member of the clowder, as these pictures show:



Here are a few more pictures, of "Tootsie all Alone":


The last pictures of Tootsie, September - October, 2015: